Jul 1 – 31
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The countdown of generational first-hand stories: ‘Black July’ 35 years later by Thiru K. Thirukumaran Here we are again at another anniversary of the pogrom in Sri Lanka known as ‘Black July’. The violence was a harbinger that dissipated Tamil life in the city of Colombo especially, and to the g... .. read more..
Jun 1 – 30:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s US Citizenship and Presidential Ambition By D.B.S.Jeyaraj The United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap will conclude his three year term in Colombo this August.He will be succeded by Alaina B. Teplitz the current US Ambassador to Nepal. Both Keshap and Teplitz were ... .. read more..
May 1 – May 31:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
TNA May Launch Non-Violent Protest Campaign Against Govt Soon By D.B.S.Jeyaraj The Coalition Government of President Maithripala Sirisena and Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe may soon be facing a political challenge from an unexpected quarter namely the Tamil National Alliance(TNA). The TNA regarded ... .. read more..
April 1 – 30:
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
How And Why The TNA Helped Defeat The No Confidence Motion Against Premier Wickremesinghe By D.B.S.Jeyaraj In the seven decade long history of Independent Sri Lanka’s legislature there have been two no confidence motions and related debates that are unprecedented and unparalleled. The first was i... .. read more..
Mar 1 – 31:
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Orchestrated Anti-Muslim Violence in Amparai Town and Kandy District By D.B.S.Jeyaraj Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as minister of Law and Order on February 25th 2018. It was a stop gap measure. The premier was only expected to be in charge of the portfolio for two weeks until ... .. read more..
Feb 1 – 28:
Friday, February 2, 2018
Seventy Years Of Independence and the Tamils of Sri Lanka by D.B.S.Jeyaraj Three score and ten years have passed since Sri Lanka then known as Ceylon gained Independence from Britain on February 4th 1948. The Island nation has been under colonial bondage for a very long period. Portugese rule cam... .. read more..
Jan 1 – 31, 2018
Monday, January 1, 2018
Many facets of Thai Pongal: Pongal as Tamils’ Passover By K. Thirukumaran Tamils have celebrated Thai Pongal in one form or the other over millennia. Celebrating Thai Pongal nowadays in its traditional, purposeful piety and outdoor gala continues to evolve as vast numbers of diaspora Tamil commun... .. read more..
Dec 1 – 31:
Sunday, December 3, 2017
DK-DMK Dravidian Movement Split in India and the Decline of Tamil Separatism By D.B.S.Jeyaraj India gained freedom from Britain at midnight on August 15th 1947. At the time of Indian independence there was a separatist movement in South India spearheaded by the “Dravidar Kazhagham” (DK) or Dravid... .. read more..
Nov 1 – 30
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
LTTE Oriented Event “Maaveerar Naal” (Great Heroes Day) On November 27th Is Not The Tamil National Day Of Mourning by D.B.S.Jeyaraj November 27th 1989 was the day on which the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE)first observed its annual “Maaveerar Naal” or Great Heroes Day (GHD). Twenty –eight... .. read more..
Oct 1 – Oct 31:
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
“Aekiya Raajya – Orumiththa Naadu”: For An Undivided, Indivisible Sri Lanka. By D.B.S.Jeyaraj The Constitutional Assembly Steering Committee chaired by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has laboured mightily and brought forth the Interim report of proposals for an envisaged new Constitution. It... .. read more..